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Effect of Gamma Radiation on Novel Gelatin Extracted from Camel Skin for Pharmaceutical Application

Effect of Gamma Radiation on Novel Gelatin Extracted from Camel Skin for Pharmaceutical Application

Salma Bessalah1, Samira Jebahi2, Asim Faraz3*, Amel Raoufi2, Cem Tırınk4, Walid Dridi2, Mahmoud Daouad2, Hassib Keskes5, Touhami Khorchani1, Khaled Farah2, Abdul Waheed3 and Mohamed Hammadi1

1Livestock and Wildlife Laboratory, Arid Lands Institute (I.R.A), University of Gabès, Médenine, Tunisia.
2Laboratory on Energy and Matter for Nuclear Sciences Development (LR16CNSTN02), National Centre for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies, Sidi Thabet Technopole, 2020 Sidi Thabet, Tunisia.
3Department of Livestock and Poultry Production, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Multan, Pakistan.
4Department of Animal Science, Biometry and Genetic Unit, Faculty of Agriculture, Igdir University, Igdir, Turkey.
5Experimental Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System, Faculty of Medicine of Sfax, Tunisia.
 
* Corresponding author: drasimfaraz@bzu.edu.pk

Fig. 2.

SDS-PAGE patterns of gelatin extracted from camel skin at 50°C (a), 60°C (b) and 70°C (c) for various times (3h, 6h, 9h and 12h).

Fig. 3.

Setting time of gels of gelatin from the skin camel at 4 °C and room temperature.

Fig. 4.

Relative viscosity (%) change of gelatin extracted from Camelus dromedarius at different temperatures (50°C, 60°C and 70°C) for various times (3h, 6h, 9h and 12h). All data are presented as the mean ± SD of triplicate results.

Fig. 5.

FTIR spectra of camel skin gelatin variation of peak wave numbers (cm-1) of functional groups of gelatin with different γ-radiation doses 5 kGy, 15 kGy, 20, 25 and 30 kGy with control samples (0 kGy).

Fig. 6.

EPR spectrum of unirradiated and irradiated camel skin gelatin with different γ-radiation doses 5 kGy, 15 kGy, 25 kGy and 30 kGy in comparison with control samples (0 kGy).

Fig. 7.

X-ray diffractograms of camel skin gelatin with different γ-radiation doses: 5 kGy, 15 kGy, 20, 25 and 30 kGy with control samples (0 kGy).

Fig. 1.

Extraction yield (%, dry weight basis) of gelatin from the skin of Camelus dromedarius extracted at different temperatures for various times.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

February

Vol. 55, Iss. 1, Pages 1-500

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